Panteao Productions Returns To Sponsor S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 9. January 2014 08:00
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) announced that Panteao Productions, a video production company that specializes in instructional videos from top firearms instructors, will be a major sponsor of the sold-out 2014 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

Now in its 17th year, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals will take place February 20-22 on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

As a returning sponsor Panteao Productions joins Apex Tactical Specialties, Colt, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Rand Brands and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting the match. As part of their support, Panteao will sponsor one of the 14 stages in the course of fire.

“Panteao Productions has been a very strong supporter of IDPA competitions and we’re proud to welcome them back as a one of the major sponsors of the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

“We are very happy to be a part of the Indoor Nationals and a supporter of both Smith & Wesson and IDPA. The Indoor Nationals is one of the best IDPA matches and S&W always does an outstanding job with the stage designs,” said Fernando Coelho, president and CEO of Panteao Productions.

The Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship represents the official start of IDPA’s competition season and is regarded as one of the finest competitive shooting matches in the country, thanks to industry support from companies like Panteao Productions.

More than 300 of the sport’s best shooters are expected to compete for titles in Custom Defensive Pistol, Enhanced Service Pistol, Stock Service Pistol, Stock Service Revolver and Enhanced Service Revolver, the five divisions within IDPA.

For more information on IDPA, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship or to join IDPA members competing each week, visit

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